International Journal of Event and Festival Management: Volume 8 Issue 3


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Event portfolios: asset value, risk and returns

Tommy Daniel Andersson, Don Getz, David Gration, Maria M. Raciti

The research question addressed is whether an event portfolio analysis rooted in financial portfolio theory can yield meaningful insights to complement two approaches to event…


Revisiting leader-member exchange theory: insights into stadia management

Majd Megheirkouni

The purpose of this paper is to examine the mediating impacts of leader-member exchange (LMX) theory on the relationship between job satisfaction, organisational commitment and…

Maximizing visitors at college football bowl games

Nels Popp, Jonathan Jensen, Rhett Jackson

The purpose of this paper is to isolate factors predictive of event attendees, and assist tourism professionals such as members of host committees, in maximizing the number of…

Socialization or genre appreciation: the motives of music festival participants

Thea Vinnicombe, Pek U. Joey Sou

Academic studies have sought to understand the motivations of festival and event attendees usually through single-event case studies. This approach has failed to generate a…


Event quality and loyalty among runners with different running involvement levels: The case of “The Alexander the Great” International Marathon

Kostantinos Alexandris, Nicholas Theodorakis, Kiki Kaplanidou, Dimitra Papadimitriou

The purpose of this paper is twofold: to investigate if the three service quality dimensions (service environment, interaction and outcome quality), proposed by Brady and Cronin…


Event and community involvement of sport event volunteers

Kirstin Hallmann, Anita Zehrer

The purpose of this paper is to investigate the potential interrelationship between different types of volunteer involvement (event involvement and community involvement) and…


Rooting a new event in its place: the case of Festa Templária, Tomar, Portugal

Hermínia Sol, Marisa P. de Brito, João Pinto Coelho, Luís Mota Figueira, Christopher Pratt, Eunice Ramos Lopes

With fierce competition in capturing tourists, it is crucial that destinations be prepared to adapt and to refresh their event portfolio. The purpose of this paper is to look into…

Segmentation of the spectators attending a festival based on musical preferences

Jesús Claudio Pérez-Gálvez, Tomas Lopez-Guzman, Gema Gomez-Casero, Juan Vicente Fruet Cardozo

The purpose of this paper is the segmentation of the spectators attending a music festival in the city of Córdoba, Spain, according to their musical preferences.

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